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Shigeji Matsushita


Date and Place of Birth: August 16, 1916, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan
Date and Place of Death:    Unknown
Baseball Experience: Japanese Professional League
Position: Outfield
Rank: Unknown
Military Unit: Unknown
Area Served: Unknown

Shigeji Matsushita (Matushita) was born on August 16, 1916 in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. He attended Akashi Chugakkou high school and Hosei University before signing with Hanshin in 1941.

The right-handed hitting outfielder played 63 games that year and batted .167 with 11 RBIs. Matushita was drafted into military service in 1941 and died in combat.

Date Added: February 12, 2013

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